Dec 27, 2012 6:30am EST
more about it this morning the general manager here rob norton. thank you for joining us. exciting day for you. >> yeah, exciting another step. >> reporter: so what is this mean for the casino? will the restaurants -- everything be open 24 hours? >> we'll have food offering up to 24 hours, one of the restaurants will remain open all night. some of the others will remain on the same hours we expect about a 500 crowds that we currently kick out every night will now have a place to continue their entertainment experience. >> reporter: we were talking about this earlier but a lot of people don't know that you do have live entertainment here besides the casino obviously. >> yeah live is our name and live entertain system part of the brand. so -- entertainment is part of the brand. so every night we have live entertainment. to the big names that you'll find out there. we have an invitation only for joan jett coming up on the 30th and brian mcknight for valentine's day to throw out a couple of examples. >> reporter: let's talk about table games. a lot of people are curious about when they're
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
at maryland live casino rob norton. thank you for joining us. exciting day for you guys. >> yes, good morning, very exciting! tell us what will be happening. 8:00 this morningment that will be it. the doors will never be looked again huh? >> that will be unlocking the doors for the last time which is kind of a fun thing to say. we get to go 24 hours and be able to take the excitement and fun all night long now. >> reporter: with the november referendum voters approved table games. can you give us a timeline and how soon? >> you'll actually start seeing changes on the floor in the early january. as we reshift and adjust the entire casino to make videotape for the table games. we hope to open in early spring. >> reporter: okay and what kind of games are retalking about and how many? >> we'll have over 100 of your typical vegas style games, 12. but also have poker games. you'll look at everything from blackjack to craps to roulette. so on and so forth. and then later, later on a little bit later on we'll have a -- you know world class poker room that will be opening up with about 35 to 40 games.
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
boston police officer edward norton jumping into frigid waters to rescue a drowning woman. he was weighed down by his bullet-proof vest but says, he didn't think twice. >> i feel like i did what i would expect someone else to do for one of my loved ones. >> reporter: the frantic woman was desperately clinging to a raft. she said she fell into the water during a torrential downpour. [ sirens blaring ] with a little help from a life preserver thrown to him from shore, he was able to keep her calm and above water until firefighters arri >> she kept saying, i can't hold on, i said, hold on, hold on, hold on. >> reporter: everyone made it out of the water safely. there was one casualty. officer norton said his wedding ring slipped off when he jumped in. he roe or not, his wife has marching orders for him. >> um -- make sure you get a new one. >> that wouldn't seem like anything good for most men. but for the females, we would love to get one, like half a karat, right? >>> now to a town in need of christmas cheer. and getting it from around the country. newtown, connecticut, is facing an extrem